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a chaotic day at the america's cup in san francisco after two sailors go overboard. it's been a violent 24 hours in oakland. we'll have the latest on a double homicide last flight and a shooting today in broad -- last night and a shooting today in oakland. and 13 stories of concrete crashes down and now cal bay east bay's warren hall is just a pile of rubble. what scientists hope to learn
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from this. good evening, everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken pritchett. well, another mishap in the race for the america's cup as two sailors are thrown overboard this hour on a windy and choppy bay. jade hernandez joins us live with the condition on the sailors and hue the races will go -- and how the races will go on. >> reporter: we're live at the marina. today, spectators saw the most dramatic action here just a few hours ago. >> as they make the turn, look at the acceleration. >> reporter: some spectators called it scary. you are watching the emirates team. during a sharp turn, two crew members went overboard. both men suffered only bumps and bruises. >> the safety boats had them scooped up within less than a minute. so -- but just -- it gave me a real impression of how
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dangerous the collision itself was. >> reporter: high, strong winds initially delayed the louie vuitton cup races. as for the italian team's luna rossa, they finished despite boat issues. we spoke to the regatta director who told us today was by no manes the days they've dealt with so far. he did say wind during the day in august, proves to be one of the biggest obstacles of the team. >> the wind is the wind. san francisco, it is what it is. we saw today, you know, some -- some -- it was a handful at times for competitors. >> reporter: today asecond race was delayed so tomorrow's spectators can catch the best of 13 series and race 4 will be held on monday. the winner goes on to compete in the america's cup in september. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and high winds canceled
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today's second race. it's a major obstacle for sailors. mark tamayo is here with a look at how windy and gusty it was. >> hi there. always a challenge. you want to -- you want a wind but not too much. this is the bay and the bay bridge. you get an idea, we do have some gusty conditions here which is from the flag moving. looking at the ocean surface, there's not the white caps out there. the numbers showing up, taking a look at the map, around 3:00, we had winds gusts at 40 miles an hour. toward the embarcadero, winds gusting to 17. wind speeds right around 15, 25 miles an hour throughout the afternoon hours pushing through the golden gate bridge and into the bay. winds were up but not extreme conditions. tomorrow we are still talking about winds topping 20 miles an hour. we have a changing forecast as we head into sunday, monday,
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tuesday. i will have more coming up. police in oakland rushed to a shooting in broad daylight today. this after two people are shot and killed at a party last night. noelle walker joins us live from oakland with the latest on the search for the shooters. >> reporter: ken, we're here in downtown oakland at 18th and telegraph. you can sea they've got 17ed and tele-- 17th and telegraph closed off. this the scene of the latest shooting. four victims have been shot and wounded. take a look behind me. you can see some of the evidence markers on the sidewalk where this shooting took place at 4:08 this afternoon. investigators have been mere collecting evidence since then -- here collecting evidence since then. i did speak to a couple of witnesses. they said they saw the shooting and helped the victims. i talked to police just a short time ago. >> when officers got here, they discovered there were four victims from the shooting. three of them were non-life- threatening. one was life-threatening.
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right now he's listed in critical condition. >> reporter: so this has been a very busy 24 hours or less than that for opd i started off my day, looking into a shooting last night that happened in east oakland where four people were shot. two killed two wounded in that particular shooting and police tell me right now, they don't know whether that shooting had one shooter or multiple suspects. these are the remnants of a party turned violent. crime scene tape on the fence and rubber gloves on the street mark the place where four people were shot on 105th avenue in oakland. [ sirens ] >> reporter: east weekend is a place where ambulance, sirens, flashing lights and crime scenes are common but people talking about what they see is not. one man said he heard the gunshots, walked outside and saw the carnage in the street. the man told me he moved one
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block awaferl. he said this is -- away. he said this is night. that's day. >> addressing violent crime is my top priority. >> reporter: on thursday, oakland's police chief announced "cease fire." it comes on the heels of a shooting that left a 1-year-old boy and his father dead. this mobile command unit set up near 95th and international was part of a cease-fire crackdown on the city's east side. on thursday, the program's interim director said the east side is the focus of "operation cease fire." >> the goal is to interrupt violence. it's more specific shootings and homicides. >> reporter: this woman told her her father was one of the -- told us this her father was one of have the -- one of the victims last night. a bit of serenity and a place that could use some right now at this worship center. one of the victims drove
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himself to the hospital. he's listed in stable condition. the other victim is listed in critical condition. the four victims of this shooting that happened in downtown oakland in broad daylight after 4:00 this afternoon are all expected to survive. police say they are not sure when these two blocks of telegraph between 17th and 19th will open. but right now, still an active investigation going on for oakland's latest shooting. reporting live in downtown oakland, noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. an unidentified man is under arrest this evening after being caught with a hand grenade in the miss district. it happened -- mission district. it happened just before 10:00 a.m. the bomb squad closed down the streets to investigation at 18th and 19th. officers found the grenade that was inactive. milpitas police are looking for two males who comilted a home i -- committed a home invasion robbery. between 1:00 and 2:00 a.m., a pair of gunmen robbed a home on
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pennard street. one victim is 5'10", thin with a goatee and tattoos on his arms. police stopped a suspicious vehicle shortly after the robbery but the two suspects escaped on foot possibly to fremont. 5 bay area landmark is no more tonight -- a bay area landmark is no more tonight. workers imploded warren hall because of it being seismically unsafe. patti lee is live with more. >> reporter: well, the impression, of course, was jaw- dropping but there's potentially a wealth of information under that used to be warren hall. it took eight seconds to turn the tower into this heap of rubble that was once 195 feet high. we're standing less than half a mile from the hayward fault where zwreologists say -- geologists say there is an increasing risk of a major quake. 400 pounds of explosives
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leveled this bay area landmark. the sion became a spectacle. >> i cried when i seen it. it's crazy. >> reporter: about a thousand people watched from a nearby parking lot. [ cheers ] >> sounded like a bomb went off and it came down so gracefully. >> reporter: while guests of cal state enjoyed a v.i.p. vandage point. >> now how am i gonna know i'm close to home. it's the only landmark i recognize. >> reporter: for others the entertainment value quickly turned terrifying. >> i'm looking at it on tv and this house went to rocking back and forth. i said no, i'm out of here. >> reporter: this woman says she initially feared the blast triggered an earthquake. >> the quake line does run from
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here and it is -- you feel it. >> reporter: geologists viewed the event as a learning opportunity. they said 600 seismic centers out of the east bay and those -- they set up 600 seismic centers out of the east bay. >> i counted how that ground shake something distributed and how it looks in the hills, verses the valley. >> reporter: the results won't be ready for months. until then there is a lot to look at above ground. a cal state spokesperson said crews will start to review the wreckage starting tomorrow and this fall the school will start to sell small pieces of concrete of this size at the campus as memorable dwrau-- memorabilia. patti leigh, ktvu channel 2 news. this is video of the naval
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hospital that happened two years ago. the building was built during world war ii and closed in 1996. it took 800 pounds of dynamite to bring the building down. vallejo police arrested an alleged fugitive who they say tried to police cars in a daring attempt to escape. officers responded to a report of gunfire at about 2:30 a.m. they spotted two people leaving the scene including the suspect lloyd harris. that started a hild police pursuit with harris driving against traffic and attempting to ram police cars. he and his passenger were stop and arrested. the owner of a california surf shop is behind bars accused of luring young girls in his business and molesting them. dylan greiner is being held on $500,000. he was involved in cleaning up cal beach. police say during a search of his home and business, they
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found inappropriate videos and photographs of girls as young as 8 years old. detectives believe there's more victims. a morning bike ride ended badly for one rider. a witness said a cyclist was coming down the mountain around 10:40 when his bike slid out from under him and he went off the side. first responders worked to get to the injured man e he was injured to the -- man. he was injured. his condition has not been released. crews are getting ready to shut down the bay bridge in less than two weeks ahead of the opening of the new span. the bridge will be closed for five days beginning wednesday night, august 28th. on tuesday, september 3rd, the new eastern span will be open for traffic. this will give crews a chance to begin striping and paving as well as demolition of the new span. drivers are advised to take the richmond san rafael, and the
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dumbarton. b.a.r.t. said they will offer limited, around the clock services from the night of wednesday through the 28th through morning -- the morning of monday, september 2nd. ferry service from vallejo, alameda and oakland is expected to be expanded during the bridge closure. to the back-to-school coverage with the start of classes around the corner. it's time for students to prepare for the classroom. an event in san francisco, well, they aim to do just that. more than 3,000 members and their families went to the back- to-school celebration. there were free backpacks stuffed with school supplies. the event is put on by the public defender's office and the nonprofit bay magic. across the bay in richmond, students and family today enjoyed the back-to-school carnival hosted by the richmond police activities lead at hilltop mall. more than 700 backpacks will be given away during this four-day
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event which includes plenty of music food and pride. the lbgt community gathered in san francisco for a festival of pride. ♪ >> entertainment on stage at discovery meadow park featured tributes to rocky houror and tina turner along with music, food and crafts. the festival offered a matrimonial grove where couples can marry. thousands flee to idaho -- flee to an idaho resort town. and scottland yard is taking another look at the death of princess diana. hear what prompted the decision. a lot of cloud cover. also mug -- muggy, too. coming up the temperature change you can expect for your monday and the temperatures that can be added to the forecast.
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a fast-moving fire is moving in idaho. people are evacuating or getting ready to evacuate. last night, a lightning strike ignited the fire. it's destroyed five structures including a home. hundreds of firefighters are on the line. the fire only about 6% contained. no injuries have been reported. the sweet fire is having the red cross with mandatory evacuations there. a new bill in sacramento would give inmates a second chance for crimes committed as a youth. the bill by loni hancock would require the parole board to
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consider the lesser ability of teenagers to control their impulses. those convicted of manslaughter would be eligible for parole after 15 years unless they are considered a threat to public safety. in news of the world tonight -- gunshots from a mosque in cairo. [ sound of gunfire ] >> muslim brotherhood report shot as egyptian security forces surrounded the place of worship. the two fought for hours. tonight, security sources they've cleared the mosque. since last wednesday, 700 people have been killed as the military government moved to squash demonstrations by supporters of ousted president, mohammed morsi. in britain, scotland guard is assessing new information it recently received about the 19197 deaths of princess diana and dodi al fayed.
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a paper says the family of a former soldier alleges that the commando unit was behind the death. a 2008 investigation says the couple had been killed par shayly due to gross negligence of the drunk driver. supporters took part in a 5- k walk today. hundreds of people ran, jog and ran around lake merritt for the fund-raiser. the money will help uninsured and underinsured women with breast cancer receive treatment. this woman was diagnosed with 199 and document -- 1997 and documented her 3r0 prose gres -- progress on the air until 2003 when died. mark tamayo has our weather. >> i'm talking about heat and
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then possibly some thunderstorms. as far as temperatures, 60s to the 70s and 80s. first we'll take a live look outside. this is the san jose. in san jose where the big story, a lot of comments about the unique cloud formations. a lot of upper level clouds moving in from the south. that's the direction that produces muggy conditions. very humid out there. it will be the case tomorrow. still a nice shot in the south bay in san jose. temperatures from this afternoon, they range from the 60s near the coastline. a lot of 70s around the bay. temperatures inland to right around 90 degrees. most areas cooled off from yesterday. you can see the high clouds, some greens moving over the bay area. no reports of rainfall. but the bulk of the severe or the thunderstorms out towards the sierra, we will be watching for an increase in thunderstorm development, at least chances by sunday night and into monday morning. current temperatures are in the 60s in san francisco, napa right now, 79 and our friends in san jose reporting 75 degrees.
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overnight lows will be dropping back down in the 50s to the lower 60s. partly cloudy skies some higher clouds moving in and some dense coastal fog. that will be a factor hugging the shoreline tomorrow moraling. here is the -- morning. here's the weather pattern. we had this area of low pressure offshore and this moves in tomorrow. at least for sunday, morning fog, mostly sunny skies. it will be warmer and some temperatures inland into the upper 90s flirting with 100 degrees. definitely a bump in the numbers, especially away from the shoreline. this area of low pressure steps up the circulation, the southerly flow from monday, tuesday, wednesday. with that partly cloudy skies, and there's a chance of an isolated thunderstorm especially beginning late sunday night into early monday morning. here is our forecast models. just showing the fog. we'll put this into motion. not much happening with mostly sunny skies. monday -- basically monday morning at 10:00. you can see the activity flaring up. tuesday you can see the showers popping up, at least a chance for tuesday morning and that
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chance will linger into wednesday. as a result with the potential for lightning strikes. the fire weather watch begins sunday night and into tuesday for the north bay, the east bay and the santa cruz mountains, we'll have to keep an eye on any potential lightning strikes. forecast highs for tomorrow. santa rosa, 93. vacaville, 100. oakland the upper 70s. livermore upper 90s. san jose, 86 degrees. these numbers are coming up a good five to ten degrees from today's highs. a look ahead to your five-day forecast with your weekend always in view. there's the thunderstorm icons from monday, tuesday, wednesday. we'll have to keep an eye on the pattern. fire danger always a concern. >> you can bet firefighters are keeping an eye there. >> yes. >> thank you, mark. the fifth annual san francisco street food festival is wrapping up at this hour. ♪ >> nearly 100 vendors set up shop on folsom street from 20th
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to 26th as well as on side streets. >> a lot of good-looking food. i haven't dove in yet. i'm gonna get to it soon. coming up -- more on the crash in the america's cup race, plus a former baseball mvp is suspended for performance-enhancing drugs. sports is next. [ marco ] i'm a student at devry university.
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the as still in the hunt. >> yes. the as can retake possession in the america league west today if texas loses to seattle and if oakland can beat cleveland. that's at 10:00. the giants scored in double figures yesterday in miami. it seemed headed for double figures again. they jump on marlins for 4. the big triple brings in a pair. they haven't scored since and now lead 4-2 in the 7th inning. matt cain going for his win.
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mlb suspends miguel tejeda 105 games after testing positive for meal. he reportedly had adderall system. he claims he they a spish in -- he claims he had a prescription for it. the former american league mvp was already on the 60-day disabled list. there was a rough day on the water today. both boats suffered heavy damage. winds must be under the 22-mile- an-hour mark to start the race. it was border line all day. the italian's boat was already damaged. this is new zealand. their catamaran was flying at 72 miles an hour. two crew members spill in the bay. luckily, they fell in without getting smashed by the hull. now, new ze land wins the first
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-- new zealand wins the first race. the first team is win seven victories plays against oracle team usa. that's sport. we'll hear from bowman tonight at 10 from the 49ers tonight. well, coming up tonight on the 10:00 news -- >> we continue to look into the chaotic events at the america's cup when a catamaran nose-dives sending two overboard. thank you so much for making ktvu your source for news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. we're always here for you online at hope to see you back here tonight at 10:00. is a woman's idea
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